6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 8, 2015

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  1. Heat On Commish! – Public Unimpressed With Top Cop Rating Of Himself. New crime-fighting chief Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams has been accused of overreaching and overrating himself even as Jamaicans are being urged to give him more time to prove his worth… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. We Run The Roads – Impunity Reigns As Undisciplined Motorists Disregard Rules, Ignore Cops. The green Nissan motor car heading north along Gold Street in downtown Kingston yesterday morning hardly caused a stir, not even when it drove past the police station… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Rainfall Shocked Even Met Service, Jamaicans. Monday evening’s rare, welcome shower came as a shocker to even Jamaica’s director of the Meteorological Service of Jamaica, Jeffery Spooner… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Way Paved For Micro, Small And Medium Enterprise To Get Government Contracts. The micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector has been singled out for special treatment in the Public Procurement Act, which was passed by the House of Representatives yesterday, allowing it to be the beneficiary of certain categories of government contracts… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Harsher Penalty For Illegal Fishers. Last Thursday, at the annual Fisherman’s Day conference held at St Gabriel’s Church Hall in May Pen, Clarendon, the problem of poaching and illegal fishing was addressed with the promise of stiffer penalties expected to come on stream… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. VCB Logs Fastest 100m Of Season. Sprinting titan Veronica Campbell-Brown dipped below 11 seconds for the first time this season, while upcoming sprinter Elaine Thompson picked up another win as Jamaica’s athletes continued their preparations for the World Championships… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com